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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including the product roadmap, by submitting enhancement ideas that matter to you the most.

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IBM Guardium for System Z

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Add the feature that also supports older operating systems and DBMS.

//* the present behavior *// The current Guardium S-TAP for Db2 on z/OS V10.1.3 does not support older OS (like z/OS V2.1) and Db2 that became to be EOS. And the same as V11. Here are the description in the two documents. (1) S-TAP for z/OS V10.1....
about 1 year ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium for System Z 2 Not under consideration

Guardium for DS agent needs to be enhanced to only monitor user’s activity when their privileges are elevated

Guardium for DS agent needs to be enhanced to only monitor user’s activity when their privileges are elevated. Trusted Access Manager for z and RACF (TAMz on ACF2, TAMR on RACF) are the products used. They are Broadcom products and work by manipul...
over 1 year ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium for System Z 0 Future consideration

Push policy from any server set in APPLIANCE_SERVER_x

Guardium S-TAP could search and push policy from any appliance server collector available and set in APPLIANCE_SERVER_X parameter, in order to avoid message "ADHP028E Required policy not available at initialization" when primary server is down. It...
over 2 years ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium for System Z 0 Not under consideration

Support Response_length for zOS DB2 traffic

In guardium version 11.4 response_length was announced as officially supported (please check release notes: .https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/system/files/inline-files/Release%20Notes%2011.4.pdf). Seems like this feature it was missed for zOS DB2...
7 months ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium for System Z 1 Under review

IBM Security Guardium S-TAP for IMS V11.3: Avoiding Message flooding and TCP/IP overloading

After our maintenance windows there was a problem to connect to appliance (TLS RC 493 and 5005 for initial handshake). So Guardium STAP for IMS continued to try to connect and caused a message flooding in our SYSLOG and an overload of our TCP/IP (...
8 months ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium for System Z 1 Under review

Authentication setup between S-Tap Agent and Collector

This feature would help us to avoid unknown auto-registration of s-tap agent to the collector without approval
9 months ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium for System Z 1 Future consideration

Automatically remove inactive zOS S-TAPs when running on another collector

We have IMS & Db2 zSeries S-TAPs configured to fail over to secondary collectors when necessary. This happens quite frequently in our environment and unfortunately when they revert back to their primary collector an inactive S-TAP still exists...
over 1 year ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium for System Z 0 Future consideration

Capture login info with empty sessions

Telefónica is a current Guardium customer who has Guardium for Db2 z and Imperva for distributed environments. They need to capture login events even when they have empty sessions, not only when there is an associated query. This is an urgent requ...
almost 2 years ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium for System Z 1 Not under consideration

Guardium for Z to indicate when it comes down correctly

The Deployment Health Topology has been an important part of the Guardium appliance since v11.2, and customers like it. Currently, the STAPs for z always show up as RED when they are bought down, whether normally or not - this is misleading. Healt...
over 1 year ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium for System Z 0 Future consideration

Guardium Task Management - Provide automatic shutdown of MSTR task by Collector

We run Guardium Collector, which automatically starts the MSTR task.; however, when we shut down the Collector, the MSTR task stays active and we have to start *another* task to stop MSTR; we need an option to automatically stop the MSTR task when...
almost 2 years ago in Guardium Data Protection / IBM Guardium for System Z 0 Not under consideration